Topics I

Topics I:

I&A

Information and assistance

I&R

Information and referral.

IBIS

Integrated background information system. Developed for and used in implementation of uniform caregiver background check legislation and ch. HFS 12 Admin. Codes.

iC

InterChange

ICD

International Classification of Diseases

ICD-9-CM

International Classification of Diseases, 9th edition, Clinical Modification.

ICF

Intermediate care facility; a federal Title XIX term for MA reimbursement purposes to a lower level of nursing care than that provided in a skilled nursing facility (SNF).

ICF-MR

An ICF serving only or mainly mentally retarded residents, providing active treatment for residents, and certified under 42 CFR 435 and 442. In Wisconsin these are called facilities for the developmentally disabled (FDDs).

ICU

Intensive care unit, in a hospital.

IDEA

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 USC 1400.

IDP

Intoxicated Driver Program

IHSP

Infant health screening program.

IM

Income Maintenance

IMAC

Income Maintenance Advisory Committee

IMD

Institution for mental disease.

Independent Living Center

An agency that provides or arranges for services to help severely disabled individuals live as independently as possible; 7 in Wisconsin.

Indirect Services

Services to people provided by the Department through various public and private agencies under aid formulas, purchase agreements or contracts.

IOC

Inspection of Care. Annual evaluation of the appropriateness of placement and care received by Title XIX nursing home residents.

IRB

Institutional review board, for protection of human subjects of research. Required by 42 CFR 46 in every institution and agency conducting research involving human subjects with HHS funds.

ISN

intensive skilled nursing

ISP

Information Systems Plan. Each DHS division's plan/budget for data processing for a given fiscal year.

IT

Information technology.

ITF

Inpatient treatment facility.

ITS

Information Technology Services, the statewide computing center operated by DOA's Division of Information Technology Services (DITS).